Bud, Not Buddy Novel By Christopher Paul Curtis

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Bud, Not Buddy Novel By Christopher Paul Curtis

Bud, Not Buddy is a children’s book written in 1999 and has received the 2000 Newbery Medal for excellence. The story follows the life of Bud as he moves to his third foster home. Test your understanding of this captivating read by taking the quiz below. All the best as you do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How old is Bud?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      12

  • 2. 
    Why does Bud always correct people when they call him Buddy?
    • A. 

      He hates the name Buddy

    • B. 

      His best friend Bugs real name is Buddy

    • C. 

      Buddy is his Dads name and he hates being reminded of his father.

    • D. 

      His momma told him to always correct someone when they call him Buddy.

  • 3. 
    What does Bud do to get back at Tod Amos?
    • A. 

      Shoots him with Mr.Amoses shotgun.

    • B. 

      Makes Tod wet the bed with warm water.

    • C. 

      Breaks Tod's favorite toy.

    • D. 

      Stuffs a pencil up Tod's nose like Tod did to him.

  • 4. 
    Who does Bud try to head west with?
    • A. 

      Bugs

    • B. 

      Tod Amos

    • C. 

      His pretend family

    • D. 

      Beza Malone

  • 5. 
    Whats Buds evidence that Herman E. Calloway is his father?
    • A. 

      Herman wrote his mother a letter

    • B. 

      Buds Mama's name is in one of Herman's bands songs.

    • C. 

      Everytime Buds Mother saw a flyer with Hermans name, she would get upset.

    • D. 

      Buds middle name is Herman

  • 6. 
    Who did Bud meet on the road while running away?
    • A. 

      Lefty Lewis

    • B. 

      Herman E. Calloway

    • C. 

      Miss. Thomas

    • D. 

      Steady Eddie

  • 7. 
    What became Bud's band nickname?
    • A. 

      Waterworks Willie

    • B. 

      Buddy Calloway

    • C. 

      Sleepy

    • D. 

      Sleepy Labone

  • 8. 
    What was Bud's first instrument for the band?
    • A. 

      Alto Sax

    • B. 

      Recorder

    • C. 

      Trumpet

    • D. 

      Drums